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Shelfmark c152l12
Held By BL
Country France
Period 19c
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold; Painted
Style Frame; Lozenge or diamond
Edges
BookBinder Dauphin, Pierre, of Lyons
Owner
Author Aimé-Martin, Louis
Title Lettres a Sophie sur la physique, la chimie, et l'histoire naturelle ... Avec des notes par M. Patrin
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1822
References
Notes Part of the Charles Ramsden Collection of Signed Bindings. See Julien Flety, Dictionnaire des reliures francais ayant exerce de 1800 a nos jours, 1988. Macchi states; first half century, Lyons, bound by Pierre Dauphin. According to the Nouvel Indicateur de Lyons for 1832, he was working at Petit-David 5, Lyons. The many bindings of his listed in Maggs Bros. Ltd., Catalogue 661) appear to indicate that he may have been working already about ten years earlier (C. Ramsden, French bookbinders, p. 62).
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